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John Amos Chaffee was born in 1823 in Woodstock, Connecticut, and Jason Palmer Chamberlain two years earlier in Windsor County, Vermont, but they met in Worcester, Massachusetts, where Chaffee worked as a wheelwright and Chamberlain as a carpenter. The attraction was immediate and mutual, and they pledged to spend their lives together, but New England was not a welcoming place for men who loved men.